Meet the Team

Robin Reed, MD, MBA

President, Co-founder

Dr. Reed is an Internist, with extensive experience in community and public health and care for underserved populations. She is currently assistant Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program, and believes in the collaborative care model.

She has been employed as Chief of Medicine at Shattuck Public Health Hospital, Medical Director at Old Colony Correctional Center and Boston Prerelease, and Program Director at Northeastern University Physician Assistant Program.

Dr. Reed earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Stanford University in California, her MD at NYU in New York City, and trained in Internal Medicine at Harlem Hospital. She just completed her MBA at Northeastern, and will matriculate at Harvard School of Public Health this fall. Dr. Reed is visionary for Reimagining Health Care Forums and cofounder of the Collaborative.

Jeanette Callahan, MD

Co-founder

Dr. Jeanette Adele Callahan is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. She is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and MGH for Children’s Residency Program. She is the Medical Director of the Justice Resource Institute’s Northeast Health Service Unit serving committed and detained youth in the Department of Youth Services.  At Cambridge Pediatrics she provides general primary care with a special interest in Autism and Attention Deficit Disorder.
 

Dr. Callahan volunteers her time as a community organizer and member of the executive and strategy team of The Greater Boston Interfaith Organization, advocating for Affordable Homeownership, Healthcare, Public Education and Criminal Justice Reform. She is an active board member of Urban Edge CDC and Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center.  She formerly served on the advisory board of Emthonjeni HIV/AIDS Care Center in Johannesburg, SA for 15 years.

Her commitment to underserved communities has taken her to South Africa, Ghana and Brazil where she has provided medical supplies and direct primary and preventative care to adults and children.

Dr. Callahan understands the central role that societal influences have on health. Obtaining optimal health requires an integrative and wholistic partnership between patients and their wellness team.

Karen Craddock, PHD

Co-founder

Karen T. Craddock is an Applied Psychologist, certified personal/executive coach, EQ practitioner and group facilitator concentrating on the socio-cultural context and relational frameworks that center on issues of equity & wellness, leadership & partnership and capacity building across sectors. Areas of focus include neuroscience of inclusion, intersectional healing and learning modalities, creative expression and social-emotional wellbeing.

Karen was a postdoctoral Administrative Fellow with the Office of the Assistant to the President at Harvard University where she led a Roxbury-based community study at Harvard School of Public Health on race and social factors contributing to clinical engagement and health disparities. She has lectured at Tufts University, Simmons College, and is faculty at the Jean Baker Miller Training Institute Center for Relational-Cultural Growth. Karen has also held senior administrative and research roles with U.S. federally sponsored projects, EmbraceRace, Education Development Center, Inc. and Harvard University.

Dr. Craddock is a Visiting Scholar at the Wellesley Centers for Women (Wellesley College), and was recently selected to the Scientific Committee for Caribbean Regional Conference of Psychology 2020 sponsored by the Caribbean Alliance of National Psychological Associations (CANPA). In her consultancy practice, KCollaborative Connections, she supports inquiry and action in the areas of mental health, education, philanthropy and business development. She is a tribal member and chair of the Wampanoag Women’s Center of Aquinnah, steering member and chair of the equity and inclusion committee for the Social-Emotional Learning Alliance for Massachusetts (SEL4MA), as well as national advisor for Social-Emotional Learning for the United States (SEL4US).

Author and editor of books and essays including, Black Motherhoods: Contours, Contexts and Considerations and “It’s Not in Our Head”…and Yet Pain is in Our Brain: Why Racialized Exclusion Hurts and How We Can Remain Resilient, Dr. Craddock earned her Ed.M. in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University and PhD in Applied Developmental Psychology from Tufts University.